(December 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except October, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-09-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Deluxe Editions Glossy interior (425 - 429); Direct Edition Glossy interior (430 - 442)
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #145)
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On Sale Date from the publication date reported to the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Copyright number B474887. Copyright given to Olympia Publications, Inc., Marvel Comics Group.


Umbu, the Unliving! (Table of Contents: 1)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
John Severin
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Ka-Zar; Zabu; Umbu (introduction, villain, death); Swamp Men (villain)
Synopsis
Ka-Zar and the Hulk battle as the jungle lord tries to figure out a way to get him to turn back into Bruce Banner in time to stop an alien machine from destroying the earth using deadly weather patterns. Ka-Zar is captured and taken by the Swamp Men to be a human sacrifice for the giant creature known as Umbu. Hulk fights Umbu but transforms back into Banner thanks to a fortuitous gas attack. Banner races to stop the mysterious earth destroying machine with Umbu close on his tail and trying to stop him. Banner succeeds but is killed in achieving his victory.
Reprints
Keywords
radiation; Savage Land

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Skin's Grab Bag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Gary: In ish #105 of the Hulk, a fan wrote and suggested Hulk teaming up with Doc Strange.

Indexer Notes

letters of comment from Bruce Stanton, San Jose California; Peter Sanderson Jr, Milton Massachusetts; Anthony Picco, Staten Island New York; Chuck Hamilton, Jacksonville Florida; and Brad Clark, Rockford Illinois

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Umbu the Unliving!
    Hulk
  2. 1. Umbu, the Unliving!
    Hulk
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Gary: In ish #105 of the Hulk, a fan wrote and suggested Hulk teaming up with Doc Strange."]
    Green Skin's Grab Bag
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